Birdcode Hot Chicken in West Hartford; Just Salad, opening in Connecticut next year; G-Monkey in West Hartford. (Photos: Courtesy of Bircode; Courtsy of Just Salad; Leeanne Griffin / Hearst Connecticut Media)
What types of food, drink and service will Connecticut diners be seeing in 2023?
We examined a few predictions on the national level, as reported by organizations like the National Restaurant Association, along with other emerging trends that we've noticed picking up steam in the Nutmeg State. Prepare for more crispy chicken, further expansion for Connecticut pizzerias and a shift toward more plant-based meals.